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A LINK OF SAFETY. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

A LINK OK SAFETY. "Ojie of Ilia characteristics of my old comrade, Amos Stilltiian, was brav i'i y in actual lighting service," said i lio old soldier. "A noiher characteris tic was a sense of humour which stood hiin in good stead oven in the i'aco ol danger, and contributed not a littlo to the gaiety of his comrades. "At tlie Uattle of Cold Harbour, just before- making the charge", and while under the Confederate lire, our cor poral, who was over six feet tall, and scarcely bigger round than a gun-bar rel, became excitcd as tho enemy's bul lets ploughed up the earth about him. "What kind of a placo is thia to keep a man in!J" ho demanded. 'Ab solutely without protection!' "He had no maro than spoken when Private Stillman stuck his ramrod in tho ground. " 'Here, corporal 1' said he, vgeb be ll^ fcliia.' "

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Terribly Tempted. CHAPTER I. MR AND MRS. BLACKADDER. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

i .'??? . "'s^sgs&si MJUUUgM^^ erribly { Tempted. I eJLatagaaGB^r^yi^r^iiiiiii w^i. A SERIAL STORY BY" 'J AMABEL GRAY. j CHAPTER I. AND MITE. ULAULVADDER. iUy nature is subdued. To what it works an, Jiko the dyer's Jiand. Pity liie, thou, and wish. I were re newed., .er was there suoh. an array or and of ail tiie depressing sights [;in greet the eyes of a political ^st, a modern philosopher, or a ^.'''student of Humanity, surely the of twenty helpless infants-the r portion deserted by their par 's about tlio most distressing, were not only a puzzle and a VJ social reformers, good Cliris "?'l politicians, but what was ?their souls and bodies, were '"'stined to become a perfect society. rd i:1 they lived or died? i- not ultimately constitute i- file of the army of niar I'dt phalanx of victims who j, unions, and asylums, kadder, under whose tender st lambs were securely plac . groat deal more about aps, ladanuin, and quick er society could imagine dder, a time disciple of the r...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
POULTRY YARD. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

POULTRY YARD. A careful poultry-keeper will go into tlio fowl-liouse now and then in the evening, to see the birds are allriglii. as their exact condition can b.< ol served when on the perch. Should any bird be breathing hard, a tea spoonful of wanned glycerine, follow ed by one of salad oil, should be given at once, as this treatment will case in a short time; then give two roup pills, and on an average, fifteen birds out of every twenty will be well in from three to seven days, if treated when the first symptoms appear. Should the rattling in the throat be very severe, and the breathing hard, the flesh over the lungs should be pain ted with tincture of arnica. For the man who goes in solely for eggs, a forcing system of feeding is ail right, but it is bound to be detri mental to breeding stock, and tins is why pullets; intended for breeding purposes, should not bo given quanti ties of nourishing soft food. If they are, it almost certain that many of the eggs produced wi...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MISSING CONTINENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

MISSING CONTINENTS. It lms long boon' one of the delights (?.of philosophy aud science to spend their imagination 011 the const ruction of vanished coiiwnents, where either Euto pias nourished, or the conditions ob taining were suitable lor the develop ment or "missing links" Thus on tlio one fiidtl or tile world we have tho hypothetical, but probable continent., sometimes called Loinuria, ol: which the Butch.East India Isles are all thai remain, where the biologist and eth nologist n:ay sport with theories ol the arrival and disporsal of man; aud on the other side Wo have tlio Atlantis of the) ancients-that \island to the west of tlio Strait of Gibralter, which legend has it, was submerged by tin; gods, because of the impiety of its in habitants.' But, although this At lantis is apocryphal, it has long been known that tlio west of Europe, Africa and the British Isles once extended far beyond their present coast lines into the sea; and that at 0110 time Great Britain and Ireland wer...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MARRIED IN HER SHROUD. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

MARRIED IN HER SHROUD. After being pronounccd incurable by a score or more of physicians of tho first rank and operated 011 nine times, each time with supposedly fewer chan ces of recovery, Miss Sophie M. Koertli of Baltimore, TJ.S.Awas married on ^.?pteinljcr 29. to Jeremiah J. Rails b;-.eh ill the dross which, four years ago, she made with her own -hands I for her slirond. Four months ago, I alter the last and most daring opera tion, Mi.«s Koertli felt for the first j 1 time that a euro had been effected, i Miss Koertli's ease is well-known anion;.' ' surgeons. At one hospital she beg ged to be operated upon, but the sur geons refused, declaring it would mean nothing but death.

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
AN INVOLUNTARY VOYAGE. CURIOUS EXPERIENCE BY A GIRL [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

Mi INVOLUNTARY VOYAGE. CURIOUS EXPERIENCE BY A GIRL A Honolulu uusi-.igo of October llfcli in a San I'Yanoi.sCo paper, gives the following account of a young woman's '.(.voluntary trip to Honolulu : With a snnlo in Iter pretty oyo, that .von In r tear-stain id ehyek could not ?uppress, handsome Miss Nettie Stone 'I Oakland arrived in Honolulu shortly .li'tor midnight lust Thursday lnorniug, laving been brought on board the Can adian Australasian lloyal Mail lmer, .vlarama from Victoria, when lior in dention had been to -ail from the Can adian port to San i'rancisco in the i/uiatilla. ft was a dark night in Victoria when olio boat sailed," said Ali.ss Stone, "and l had just linisSied a visit with sosno mends on a ranch near Victoria. The friends took 1110 to Victoria about an iiour before the boat was duo to sail, and I secured a ticket and boarded tho vossel under tho impression that it iras the UinuiiiUa and that I would soon be with, my folks 'n Oakland, l'horo were two steamers a...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
IT WOULD NOT DO. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

JT WOULD NOT DO. Miss Millicent Mills was exceedingly indignant with her mother. "I do wish," she said, "you <would't talk about washing up when .Jim's hsi'e, mother, it's so- awfully common.' "Awfully common eh " repeated her mother, a lady endowed with much common sense. "But we have to eat, don't, we-? And .Tim has to eat? And ho eats off dishes, doesn't he? And he known dishes hare to 1)0-" "Oh T know-I know," interrupted her agitated daughter impatiently. "But'if you keep- ou mentioning it, you're sure to mali^s out that you al ways make dad dry/'.thora for you, and --it mjgb.t put him 'off,"

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
UNKIND. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

UNKIND. "I studied painting abroad," said fclio artist;. "That explains it," replied tlie eritic, ';l'w never seen a cow like that ia this , apuntjy." |

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A CHURCH WITH A CHEQUERED CAREER. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

A CHURCH WITH A CHEQUERED CAREER. St. Mary's, Sulio, is a clniivh with a rcmarknblu religious history. It was originally creoted through the in fill cuco of I)i- Campion, Uic tree planting Jiisliop of London, lor the Greek Archbishop of Amos and his (look, who had been driven from their island b.v the Turks. Since then this little edifice has been successively a meeting house for Huguenots and Bap tists, and iviri filially being turned into a music-hall when captured by the Established Church. Jtt is no»v beinjJ used hy the oid Catholics for their Sunday Mass and other services, ivith the sanction of the liishop of London. Tim iirsb Anglican Bishop of St Mary's was J. 13- Chambers, s» once famous Traciarmn leader, who bad among his congregation, Mr Glad stone.

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
A DEADLY INSULT. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

A DEADLY INSULT. . "Harry Love," exclaimed Mrs Kuowall to her husband on liis return 0110 evening from liis office, "1 have b-becn d-dreadfully insulted!" "Insulted?" exclaimed "Harry love' "J3y whom?" "B-by your mother," answered the young wife, bursting into tears. "My mother, i'lorap Nonsense! She's miles on a visit to poor Tom." l('lora dried her tears. , "I'll tell you all about it, Harry love," sho said. "A letter came to you this morning addressed in your mother's handwriting, so, of course i -I opened it." "Of course!" repeated Harry dryly. "It-it was written to you all ti e way through. Do you understand?" "I understand. But wheror docs the insult come in?" "It-it came in the p-p-postscript," cried the wife, bursting into fresh lloods of briny. "It said-'P.P.P.S Dear Flora, d-don't fail to give this 1-letter to Harry. I w-want him to h-have it."

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
CROP ROTATION AND MANURE. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

CROP ROTATION AND MANURE. The dairy farmer, who wishes to remain a dairy farmer imisii see (1) that liis total acreage must not bo de voted to .feeding dairy stock; (2) that a rotation of crops is necessary, and (3) that the constituents of tlia soil sold, off the farm in the shape of milk must bo returned to tlio soil in the shape of manures. If the dairy far. mer use his total acreage to fed dairy cows, ho will exhaust all his land of the constituents that appear in milk, wjiilo it may bo rich in other subs tances that appear in orops. A *o tatiou of crops is necessary to meet, these conditions, in order to retain tlio land in heart and bring profit to the dairy farmer. Then, with intelligent watering and heavy manuring, he may grow enough green feed on a few acres to place himself beyond the rav ages- of drought, and it may be, en able him to inrceaso his dairy herd. One cannot continue to draw money out of a bank unless ho pays money into tlio bank. Dairy farming, cr farming of ...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FEEDING DAIRY COWS. DRY WEATHER PROBLEMS [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

FEEDING DAIRY COWS. DRY WEATHER PROBLEMS Ono of tho most serious problems which tho dairy-farmer has to face is providing feed for dairy cattle during long spells of dry weather. For the purpose of feeding Wlairy cows, lu oerno' far surpasses all other crops. Tho best land is a deep good loam. Lucprnd is tho most profitable of all crops. Nor is it altogether depend ent upon moisture, at or near tho sur face. It .sends its roots t'.-ir down into the soil and subsoil, and hence gets supplies of water whore many other crops would fail from drought. Tho soil must bo in good heart, be well cultivated, and.when once established, it will yield crops for several years. The surface soil in which the seed is placed, must be fine, and manure ap plied liberally. It is much better to drill tho seed at tho rate of 181b to 20]b to the a ore. The soil must be rich in phosphates, and lime and potash A frequent manure applied is: 3o bush els of lime. 150 lbs of phosphate, 100!b sulphato of potash, an...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FIVE HOURS IN A WHIRLPOOL. MOTOR-BOAT'S ADVENTURE [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

FIVE HOURS IN A WHIRLPOOL. .MUTUR-iSOA'i'S ADVJENT Ullii Peter Langard, of Copenhagen, a J'uuug chieiuaiogi aph actor, neariy lost nis lue while attempting to make a j trip through tli© Whirlpool rapids, jusi Luiuw .Niagara Falls in a small inotoi boat. ilu safely and swiftly navigates tliu tempestuous waters oi the gorge aud reached the outer edge or tne iainous whirlpool, when the engine went "dead." I'or livo hours, Langard drilled round and round, bailing like a mauiuan, as the leaky boat took wator.< livery minute lie could see planks drntiiig about him suddenly sucked down to the jagged rocks below liy tho grip of tho pool. At eight o'clock a ireakish current fewept tne boat near enough tu tne alioro for a lino to he thrown aboard, and Langard, shivering and exhausted, was salciy lauded. Langard began Ins perilous journey at three o'clock, and 1110 powerful motor boat darted through the tearing waters with beauti ful precision. The terrible strain, how ever, caused ...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
SELECTING FARM SEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

SELECTING FARM SEEDS. Ti,,, importance of attaining clean T Vn .ro variety and true to typo ^ " oi" the business connected with is |,a , ilnt- affects the farmers m jaru»'»f» ;en. grea,t extent, yet there c'oUW niv fanners who seldom, if ever, are ,1.; important matter due con s' !'e Wo often near farmers s|lkrai , 'if they knew what field or AT. around the seed was grown oil "li:U TL> lblo to make, sure that there ai l"10 noxious weed, or othc-r iin a?riues " the .amine, he, the lartu.n P not mind giving a htt e more * lliisliel for his seed. let he does P1'1 t0 it his business to visit the "tieuW fields on whicn it is grown.. ^ ,1! ucedlessi to say, aro often withiu * I reach of him. 'illJ majority oi ^Lrs know, or shouid know, the importance oi' sowing seeds ol llUr, V.inetv and free from noxious 'Tds But in spite of this act i -ire manv even amongst those i"' ire in possession of such knov * i,". who do not pay enough- atten S (o the important business ol sow ° <ee...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
BIT OF A MYSTERY [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

BIT OF A MYSTERY They were seated beneath a treo in tlie park, and the moon was shining to make one's thoughts turn to love. Presently the girl said.-''Oh, James, dear, I can't understand why you lavish your affections on nie above all the other girls in tho world jlDo tell me why it) is?" "Blowed if I know, Jenny," he^ re plied, "and all my pals say they're blowed if they can make it out, either F

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
HADN'T KNOWN HIM LONG. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

HADN'T KNOWN HIM LONG. Unolo Toby was aghast at finding a strange darky with liis arm around Mandy's waist. "Mandy, tell that, niggah to take Ills' alim 'way from round yo' waist," lie indignantly commanded. "Tell him yo'self," said Mandy haughtily. "He's a puliect stranger to me."

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
WELL WORTH KNOWING. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

WELL "WORTH KNOW Did, He had only been married' six months, but already woro a worried look. An older friend of ins. many years of matrimonial experience behind hiiii, asked him what trouble*.! him. "Well, it's like this," lie answered. "31y wife is one of the best in the world, but I'm hanged if 1 can get her to mend my shirts." .'1 supposo," answered the man experience, "you go up to her and ask her to. mend a shirt for you when it lieeds repairing?" "Why, of course I do." "Ah, that's where you make .. take. Now, what I do is this, u 1 tind that one of my shirts w.i,. nn'iulinjj; 1 wave it ahout a bit, and s;i to my wife, 'This . thing's iu. wlieiv's the rag-lia;;?" " 'You're surely not going to throw that shirt away, are you f" she will say. "|,ot mo have a look at it.' " ..Sin' lakes il, gives one look it, and s'->ys, °\\ hat, throw it away bocauso lot' that Jiili*' huh!:" And lirloir> I uau say Jaek liubusun she give me the shirt back mended."

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
[?]UAINT TENURES. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

QUAINT TENURES. TJjo kings and princos of England j seem to have delighted to am use tnem scJvos by the devising of tenures for j their personal profit,, pleasure, a.id amusement, Sonic m their nature (writes l'aul Monekum in flio "Con temporary .Review") are such as to bo unprintable in the twentieth century Press; these quickly came to bo com nilived lo a money payment. Others, ug.un, are positively amazing in tho variety and nature; ol' the ou-sioms b.v which they wero to be held. For instance, the Lordship of iiures. 111 Essex, was held by the sergeantry of scalding tho King's hogs; C.irlolon, in Nottingham, by Aio service ol one catapult in the year for all services; two l'arin.s at Carlcoats, Yorkshire, by the service of iinding. one a right hand glove, and the ot'her a lelt hand glove, the whole of the Manor of Caldeoote was hold by Humphrey de iWlim by virtue of being Lord High Constable ot' England--a post now abolished on ac count of the degreo of power and splen dour atta...

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
PROBABLY RIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

PROBABLY RIGHT. They were discussing tho North Am erican Indian tho other day in a rural school when tho teacher asked if --iny oue, could tell liim what the leaders were called. "Chief," answerod a bright little girl at the head of the class. "Correct," lins-wert«d the teacher. "Now can any of you tell ma what the women were called?" Tliero was silence for a minute cr two, then a small boy's hand was seen waving aloft, eager to reply. "Well Frankie?" asked the teacher. "Mischief 1" he proudly announced.

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
MECHANICAL MOUTHING. [Newspaper Article] — Mortlake Dispatch — 7 February 1914

MECHANICAL MOUTHING. I I "I 800 they've invented another auto matic machine that takes the place of I .1 man," remarked Miss Pepper. "But thoy won't invent a machine that could take the place of a woman" "Oh, I don't know," replied Knox, I "there's the phonograph."

Publication Title: Mortlake Dispatch
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
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